Bath Berkeley Springs Attractions

Places to visit, points of interest and top things to see in Bath Berkeley Springs

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Berkeley Springs Historic State Park is a state park situated in the middle of Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. At the heart of the park is its spa whose waters are said to have medicinal powers in curing digestive problems and stress. The natives of this area and George Washington visited this spa. It is America's only state-run spa.

Since the 1750s, this parkland was used as a health resort, but the land was given in 1776 to Virginia by Lord Fairfax. Since then, it has been run by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources. At this spa, water flows from natural springs at a steady temperature of 74.3 degrees, arising from Warm Springs Ridge's Oriskany sandstone. The water from here contains huge amounts of nitrates, sulfates and carbonates and flows at the speed of 750-2000 gallons per minute.

There is so much water that it can be used by park bathrooms and every home in town since this is also the source of municipal water... read more arrow

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